Energy

Latest Energy News in Iran – Iran’s economy, while diversified, is still heavily influenced by the state of the oil and gas market. Read more about recent news and developments in the sector here.

Iran to Use Seawater to Supply Water for 17 Provinces

Iran to Use Seawater to Supply Water for 17 Provinces

Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says feasibility studies have been launched to supply 17 provinces across the country with desalinated water from the sea.
VP Urges Boost to Iran’s Non-Oil Exports

VP Urges Boost to Iran’s Non-Oil Exports

Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has described a surge in the export of non-oil products as a top priority in the administration’s economic policy, calling on all governmental and private sectors to contribute to the promotion of non-oil exports.
Venezuela’s Special Envoy Lauds Iran for Fuel Shipments

Venezuela’s Special Envoy Lauds Iran for Fuel Shipments

A special envoy of president of Venezuela has visited Tehran to express his country’s gratitude to Iran for freighting several consignments of gasoline and supporting the Latin American nation in the struggle with the US imperialism.
Iran Says Not Supposed to Pay Damages to Turkmenistan for Overdue Debts

Iran Says Not Supposed to Pay Damages to Turkmenistan for Overdue Debts

An Iranian official says the country is not supposed to pay any damages to Turkmenistan because of overdue payments for the latter’s natural gas exports to the Islamic Republic.
Iran Making Progress in Energy Sector Despite US Bans, Pandemic: President

Iran Making Progress in Energy Sector Despite US Bans, Pandemic: President

President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted Iran’s major advances in the water treatment and electricity industries, saying the administration takes pride in launching new projects under the pressure of the US sanctions and the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
US Bans Iran Captains after Failure to Bribe Them

US Bans Iran Captains after Failure to Bribe Them: Minister

Iran’s oil minister says the US imposed sanctions on the captains of Iranian ships delivering petrol to Venezuela after failing to bribe them.
Iran Starts Building Major Pipeline as Safe Way for Oil Exports

Iran Starts Building Major Pipeline as Safe Way for Oil Exports

The Iranian president says the national pipeline project launched on Thursday to carry oil as an alternative route for the Strait of Hormuz serves as an important message to those that have imposed sanctions on the country.
Iran to Cut Dependence on Hormuz Strait for Oil Exports via 1,000-km Pipeline

Iran to Cut Dependence on Hormuz Strait for Oil Exports via 1,000-km Pipeline

The Iranian president says Iran is building a major pipeline to transferring oil from west of the Persian Gulf to its east, cutting dependence on Hormuz Strait for oil exports.
Iran’s Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Reconnected to National Grid

Iran’s Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Reconnected to National Grid

The Bushehr Nuclear Power Station in southern Iran has been reconnected to the national grid.
Ministers Weigh Plans for Iran-Iraq Oil Cooperation

Ministers Weigh Plans for Iran-Iraq Oil Cooperation

Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh and his Iraqi counterpart Ihsan Abdul Jabbar have discussed the ways to promote cooperation between the two neighbours in the oil industry.